Siskel and Ebert mention this movie in their discussion of "Christopher Columbus: The Discovery" (1992).
There is a poster visisble in the living room of Barney's apartment
Rainald Grebe mistakes the real Christopher Columbus for Gérard Depardieu
Santosh compares the family move from India to Christopher Columbus' voyage. Later, he confronts The Cook (Gerard Depardieu) who played the character in the film, 20 yrs earlier.
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